Doctor of Education in Leadership
City University of Seattle

Program Details

Designed to fit your career needs and busy schedule, the Doctor of Education in Leadership develops leaders for the challenges of today. This online education administration doctorate builds advanced skills in such areas as:

  • Critical analysis
  • Change management
  • International education
  • Organizational development

Besides mastering the ability to work with all levels of stakeholders, graduates learn to lead in a sustainable way through systematic approaches. They also grasp how to implement data-driven solutions to optimize learning outcomes for all students.

Candidates can choose from three concentration areas—Organizational Leadership, Higher Education Leadership, or Specialized Studies. Popular choices within this latter category include nonprofit leadership, entrepreneurship, and adult education and online learning.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

City University of Seattle is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • This program requires a two-week residency on campus during the summer.